Poverty

When it comes to poverty prevention it's minds we must change – before anything else
John Bird

When it comes to poverty prevention it's minds we must change – before anything else

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy
Mark Game

Ultra-processed food is often blamed for obesity – but we should be looking at government policy

'It's a choice between dinner and devices': Millions of children held back by digital poverty
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Exclusive

'It's a choice between dinner and devices': Millions of children held back by digital poverty

Millions missing out on £23billion in unclaimed DWP benefits – an average of £2,700 per person
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Benefits

Millions missing out on £23billion in unclaimed DWP benefits – an average of £2,700 per person

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts
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Benefits

DWP could violate human rights with plan to snoop on benefit claimants' bank accounts

Long-term sickness cannot be fixed by tightening 'harsh' disability benefits system, experts warn
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Benefits

Long-term sickness cannot be fixed by tightening 'harsh' disability benefits system, experts warn

Millions of families on universal credit worse off by £1,400 a year, experts say: 'It needs to change'
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Universal credit

Millions of families on universal credit worse off by £1,400 a year, experts say: 'It needs to change'

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say
Benefit fraud

DWP should keep targeting benefit fraud gangs – not disabled people and carers, campaigners say

Sure Start centres helped poorer children do better at GCSEs – before being decimated by Tories
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Education

Sure Start centres helped poorer children do better at GCSEs – before being decimated by Tories

Taking an earlier, smaller state pension could see pensioners 'suffer for rest of their lives'
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Pensions

Taking an earlier, smaller state pension could see pensioners 'suffer for rest of their lives'

Government must fix council tax benefits, charity says, as millions pushed into debt
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Benefits

Government must fix council tax benefits, charity says, as millions pushed into debt

DWP shamed over 'cruel' two-child benefit cap as millions trapped in poverty: 'Scrap this sibling tax'
Benefits

DWP shamed over 'cruel' two-child benefit cap as millions trapped in poverty: 'Scrap this sibling tax'

Bonkers Tory ad claims UK is 'second most powerful country in the world'. That's 'hilarious propaganda'
Politics

Bonkers Tory ad claims UK is 'second most powerful country in the world'. That's 'hilarious propaganda'

'I feel judged for being smelly': Millions can't afford to wash their clothes as hygiene poverty soars
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Hygiene poverty

'I feel judged for being smelly': Millions can't afford to wash their clothes as hygiene poverty soars

'DWP has learnt nothing': DWP sparks fury by seizing woman's £16k inheritance over Co-op job
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Department for Work and Pensions

'DWP has learnt nothing': DWP sparks fury by seizing woman's £16k inheritance over Co-op job

'A national scandal': Shocking number of kids living in dangerously mouldy homes, social workers say
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Cost of living crisis

'A national scandal': Shocking number of kids living in dangerously mouldy homes, social workers say

DWP recruiting 'covert surveillance officers' to snoop on benefit claimants: 'I fear for the future'
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Benefits

DWP recruiting 'covert surveillance officers' to snoop on benefit claimants: 'I fear for the future'

I'm a single mum living in poverty. Worrying about how it affects my children keeps me up at night
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Lauren

I'm a single mum living in poverty. Worrying about how it affects my children keeps me up at night

The remarkable ways a Yorkshire children's charity is fighting hidden poverty and rural destitution
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Poverty

The remarkable ways a Yorkshire children's charity is fighting hidden poverty and rural destitution

Millions face paying more in energy bills than height of cost of living crisis. Here's why
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Cost of living crisis

Millions face paying more in energy bills than height of cost of living crisis. Here's why